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26 October 2021

How voting will take place on election day!

Upon arriving, you will be greeted by election officers. They will explain how to vote and direct you to the correct booth. Be sure to bring a piece of ID. For more information, consult the six steps in the voting process or the guide entitled All you need to know to vote if you have […]

Categories: General election, Municipal, Voting

25 October 2021

New in 2021: Vote at the office of your returning officer!

This year, due to the health situation, the returning officer of your municipality can organize voting days at their office or at any other place they choose. They can hold up to four voting days at their office. They can do so on October 29 and November 1, 2 and 3, 2021, from 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Contact your returning officer to […]

Categories: General election, Municipal, Voting

22 October 2021

It’s important to vote!

On the eve of the voting period for the 2021 municipal general election, we want to remind you how important it is to vote. For several months now, hundreds of people have been working hard for you to be able to vote for candidates for the mayor and city councillor positions in your municipality. They […]

Categories: General election, Municipal, Voting

18 October 2021

Highlights of financial data for authorized political entities in 2020

Élections Québec has released the financial reports of authorized political entities for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2020. Authorized political entities include provincial political parties, party authorities, MNAs and authorized independent candidates. You can now read the financial reports or use our contributor search engine to find details on this financial data. Highlights1 As […]

Categories: Financing, expenses, and contributions, Provincial

5 October 2021

2020-2021 Annual Management Report: Overview of an Exercise Marked by Current Issues and 40 Recommendations to Improve the Electoral System

Today, our 2020-2021 annual management report (PDF – in French) was tabled in the National Assembly by the President of the Assembly, François Paradis. The report is available on our website. It presents an overview and highlights of the 2020-2021 exercise by Élections Québec and the Commission de la représentation électorale. It also makes 40 recommendations to improve […]

Categories: Institutional

30 September 2021

2021 Municipal general elections: Voting by mail, how does it work?

Published in the news section on April 30, we told you about the main measures that will ensure the smooth operation of the 2021 municipal general elections despite the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. One of these measures is voting by mail. Several groups of electors will be able to vote by mail for the next general […]

Categories: General election, Municipal, Voting

17 September 2021

2021 municipal general elections –&nbp;The election period starts today!

Today, September 17, 2021, marks the beginning of the election period, which starts with the nomination of individuals who wish to be elected to the office of mayor, councillor or warden. Such individuals have until October 1 at 4:30 p.m. to officially file their nomination papers. The names will be posted on our Candidates webpage as soon as they are […]

Categories: General election, Municipal

8 September 2021

2021 municipal general elections – Recruitment of election officers

Are you looking for a unique professional experience that is at the heart of democracy? Look no further, municipalities need you! Starting in mid-October, and until the elections on November 7, remunerated positions such as deputy returning officers, secretaries and officers in charge of the list of electors will be available throughout Québec. To find out […]

Categories: General election, Municipal

13 August 2021

School elections in English-language school boards will be held on September 26, 2021

A new election period begins today in eight English-language school boards to fill, within the Council of Commissioners, unopposed positions in the fall of 2020. Remember that the November 1, 2020 general elections were suspended after the nomination period because of the COVID-19 pandemic and, therefore, no poll was conducted. Persons wishing to become candidates […]

Categories: School board

9 August 2021

INM Summer School

The Institut du Nouveau Monde (INM) presents its 18th Summer School, which will take place from August 9 to 19. The theme will be: Summer of Possibilities! This year, it will be a digital edition where young people aged 15 to 35 will be able to choose from five citizenship skill development paths, interact with […]

Categories: Democracy education